Factors Affecting Healthy Living

Making healthy choices everyday constitutes healthy living. Healthy choices are those that can keep us fit physically, spiritually and mentally. Eating well and staying physically actives are two of the best ways of staying healthy and can prevent us from the risk of serious diseases. Different factors like family history, culture, education, employment, environment and income affects the health of individuals.

Healthy living is a personal choice and we have to take responsibility if we want to ensure a healthier lifestyle. Environment that supports a healthy living is a great way to start. A great example of this is the government creating awareness among the people and educating them about the needs of leading a healthy life and to abstain from smoking and various bad habits as well as cultivating good eating habits by making nutritious food easily available to them. Healthy living involves choosing wisely when it comes to making decisions regarding what to eat and when to eat it.

By eating a variety of healthy food items in the right amount we can easily maintain a healthy body and prevent ourselves from the risk of serious diseases like high blood pressure, heart attack and diabetes. Of course there are factors like cost, availability, time and knowledge that influence our decision making when it comes to choosing what we eat. But we need to identify what is good and what is not good for us. Only then can we expect to improve our eating habits and our overall health.

 

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